- Group: Minorities disproportionately suspended Updated: Mar-10-14 3:53 pm
- Rural school districts in central Wisconsin grow Updated: Mar-10-14 12:32 pm
- Hazleton police reach out to Latino community Updated: Mar-10-14 11:10 am
- Dartmouth responds to student 'Freedom Budget' Updated: Mar-09-14 10:11 am
- Minority voters growing force in NY elections Updated: Mar-08-14 5:28 pm
- Abbott's goal: Break Bush record for Hispanic vote Updated: Mar-06-14 6:49 pm
- Poll: Cuomo keeps strong lead over challengers Updated: Mar-06-14 2:34 pm
- House panel bars funds for immigrant advocate Updated: Mar-05-14 8:53 pm
- DOJ: NC sheriff deputies shared racist video game Updated: Mar-05-14 7:49 pm
- New Mexico governor: Tone down political rhetoric Updated: Mar-05-14 6:57 pm
- After primary victory, Texas' Davis faces big odds Updated: Mar-05-14 6:46 pm
- Latino group leader: Obama is 'deporter in chief' Updated: Mar-04-14 8:52 pm
- New Mexico governor to unveil GOP candidates plan Updated: Mar-04-14 6:05 pm
- Former NAACP head joins tech venture capital firm Updated: Mar-04-14 2:31 pm
- Abbott says GOP will reach out to Hispanic voters Updated: Mar-04-14 2:27 pm
- Blacklisted New Mexico film gets atonement Updated: Mar-03-14 6:08 pm
- Lawmaker asks Bridgeport to review police hiring Updated: Mar-02-14 11:50 am
- Professor, 87, working on 'Chicano Renaissance' Updated: Mar-01-14 9:05 am
- Judge allows black New Haven officers' lawsuit Updated: Feb-28-14 2:35 pm
- Court: School can ban US flag shirts for safety Updated: Feb-27-14 7:26 pm
- Congressman Ed Pastor won't run for re-election Updated: Feb-27-14 7:21 pm
- Obama plan aims to improve odds for minority boys Updated: Feb-27-14 7:04 pm
- RI Latinos burdened by housing costs, data shows Updated: Feb-27-14 11:45 am
- Lawsuit filed against NYC property tax system Updated: Feb-27-14 8:26 am
- Albuquerque Mexican-American leader Casso dies Updated: Feb-26-14 7:59 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Black students were suspended from Rhode Island's public schools last year at the highest rate in nine years, while white students were suspended at a record low rate, a civil liberties group said Monday in a report on racial disparities in school discipline.
MARSHFIELD, Wisconsin - Some central Wisconsin school districts are seeing enrollment growth, which is a sharp contrast to the trend in a majority of other rural schools.
HAZLETON, Pennsylvania - Hazleton Police Chief Frank DeAndrea fights crime one luncheon and one church service at time.
HANOVER, New Hampshire -
ALBANY, New York - African-Americans, Latinos and Asians accounted for 29 percent of votes cast during the 2010 elections in New York state. That number is expected to increase to 30 or 31 percent in this year's election.
AUSTIN, Texas - High stakes over Hispanic voters shifted the governor's race Thursday to the Texas-Mexico border, where Democrats defended Wendy Davis' humbling losses in party strongholds to an obscure primary challenger who barely campaigned.
ALBANY, New York - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is maintaining a strong lead over potential challengers despite a sharp drop in his job approval rating among voters feeling tough economic times, according to a new poll released Thursday.
WASHINGTON - The first immigration bill in the House this year would prohibit any money for the public advocate for immigrants in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Federal prosecutors say deputies of a North Carolina sheriff accused of illegally targeting Latino drivers shared links to a bloody video game in which players shoot people entering the country illegally, including children and pregnant women.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Political opponents should tone down their harsh rhetoric and critics of President Barack Obama still need to respect his office despite political differences, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez said Wednesday.
AUSTIN, Texas - After her easy victory in the Texas Democratic primary, Wendy Davis, one of the brightest stars of the 2014 campaign, is now embarking on her mission to win the governor's office and revive her party's fortunes in the heart of conservative America. Already, Texas politics has never seen anyone like her: a dynamo with a trailer park-to-Harvard Law story who makes nationwide donors swoon.
WASHINGTON - The president of a prominent Latino advocacy group called President Barack Obama the "deporter in chief," denouncing the administration's deportation of nearly 2 million immigrants.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is set to unveil a plan aimed at electing "75 diverse candidates" and 150 women to office across the country as Republicans.
SAN JOSE, California - Just months after stepping down as head of the nation's largest civil rights organization, former NAACP President Benjamin Jealous is changing his career from an East Coast political activist to a West Coast venture capitalist, a switch he hopes will help further his goal of growing opportunities for blacks and Latinos in the booming tech economy.
AUSTIN, Texas - Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott says connecting with Hispanic voters is a major goal for the Texas GOP as the state moves beyond the primary season.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A 1954 movie about a real-life miners' strike that was blacklisted during the Red Scare is being celebrated in New Mexico as the 60th anniversary of the film approaches.
BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - A state lawmaker says Bridgeport is not hiring enough female and minority police and has asked the city to investigate.
SILVER CITY, New Mexico - "By and large, American Latinos are a mixed group of people," is how Felipe Ortego opens his 22-paragraph entry into what is expected to become the most comprehensive encyclopedia on Latino issues. A seemingly simple sentence, it is the lead into a detailed and informative piece on the impact Latinos have had in American literature through the last four centuries.
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - A Connecticut judge is allowing a lawsuit to proceed by black police officers accusing New Haven of racial discrimination over a sergeant promotion test in the same city where the U.S. Supreme Court ruled white firefighters' civil rights were violated over a promotion test.
SAN FRANCISCO - Officials at a Northern California high school acted appropriately when they ordered students wearing American flag T-shirts to turn the garments inside out during the Mexican heritage celebration Cinco de Mayo, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
PHOENIX - U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor, a Democrat who is the senior member of Arizona's House delegation, announced Thursday that he will retire at the end of his current term.
WASHINGTON - In strong, often personal terms, President Barack Obama on Thursday called for vigorous efforts to reverse underachievement among young black and Hispanic males. He also cautioned young minority men not to repeat his own youthful mistakes in an unforgiving world.
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Newly released data shows that three-quarters of Latino households in Rhode Island rent, compared to 40 percent of households overall.
NEW YORK - A class-action lawsuit claims New York City's property tax system unfairly discriminates against blacks and Hispanics living in rental buildings.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Henry Casso, a longtime civil rights leader in New Mexico who worked his way out of an orphanage to become a noted educational scholar and a founder of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, died Tuesday. He was 82.